THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Big Question

Why Do We Say Uncle?

Big Question

Why Do We Say Uncle?

The Mask Trivia

The Mask Trivia

Brain Game

Ordinal People

Brain Game

Ordinal People

Uranium Glass Collectors

Uranium Glass Collectors

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Morning Cup of Links: Remembering Lauren Bacall

Hannah Keyser

7 International Names for American Products

Rudie Obias

American products are available around the world—but they're not always called by the name they've been given in the U.S.

Is it a Bald-Faced or Bold-Faced Lie?

Kara Kovalchik

When a child with chocolate smeared on his face assures Mom that he didn't steal his brother's candy bar, is he telling a bald-faced or bold-faced lie?

6 Medical Theories From 1900 That Didn't Pan Out

The early years of the 20th century were a crucial time in the history of medicine, as breakthroughs in surgical techniques, sanitation, and scientific rigor helped doctors become far more effective a

Kurt Vonnegut and the Day Scientists Went on Strike

Nick Greene

7 Historical Cures for Insomnia

the mag

Warm milk isn’t cutting it? Take a cue from the Renaissance and swab Rover’s ears.

Magic Tricks You Can Do With Eggs

Alvin Ward

Next time you need to impress someone and happen to have dozens of eggs handy, give these tricks a try.

10 Things We Learned From Wicked Tuna

Brought to you by the National Geographic Channel

4 Photos of the Aftermath of a Nevada A-Bomb Test

Rebecca OConnell

22 Brilliant Old Nicknames For Animals

Paul Anthony Jones

The Missing Links: Absolutely Awful Band Names

Colin Patrick

7 New Robots Designed to Do Human Jobs

Jessica Hullinger

Will your job be taken by a robot?

9 Odd Demands on the Riders of Comedians

Roger Cormier

Comedy stars have asked for some strange things before their shows.

Meet Asia’s Saber-Toothed Deer

Mark Mancini

The Story of Class Struggle, America's Most Popular Marxist Board Game

Keith Plocek

Released in 1978, a socialist alternative to Monopoly sold over 200,000 copies and was translated into multiple languages.

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